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Community Enrichment  

Expand your mind by learning, enriching, and discovering your personal interests and leisure activities through our fun Community Enrichment classes! These courses are varied, affordable and located throughout the Great Falls community.

All classes are 'graded' as complete/incomplete at the discretion of the instructor based on the student's attendance and participation.

 

Advanced Tai Chi - Summer & Fall 2020 $89.00
Instructor: Kristina (Kia) Mathews Section: M2041
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Additional Information: Class will not meet 9/7.
Date(s):
7/6/2020 - 12/14/2020
Times:
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Day(s) of Week:
M
# of Days:
23
       
Location/Room: 2100 16th Ave S Great Falls, MT 59405, Heritage Hall
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Advanced Tai Chi - Summer 2020 ONLY $49.00
Instructor: Section: M2059
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Additional Information:
Date(s):
7/6/2020 - 8/24/2020
Times:
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Day(s) of Week:
M
# of Days:
8
       
Location/Room: 2100 16th Ave S Great Falls, MT 59405, Heritage Hall
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Beginning Fly Fishing $99.00
Instructor: Kevin Lyons Section: M2005
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Additional Information: Bring fly rod, of you have one. Class will meet 9:30 am-12:30 pm on Saturday, 7/18 for a fishing trip!
Date(s):
7/9/2020 - 7/16/2020
Times:
5:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Day(s) of Week:
M Tu W Th
# of Days:
5
       
Location/Room: 2100 16th Ave S Great Falls, MT 59405, B108
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Creative Non-Fiction: Based on a True Story $99.00
Instructor: Laura Willis Section: M2037
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Additional Information:
Date(s):
7/7/2020 - 8/4/2020
Times:
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Day(s) of Week:
Tu
# of Days:
5
       
Location/Room: 2100 16th Ave S Great Falls, MT 59405, A124
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Creative Writing: Fiction $99.00
Instructor: Laura Willis Section: M2011
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Additional Information:
Date(s):
7/8/2020 - 8/5/2020
Times:
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Day(s) of Week:
W
# of Days:
5
       
Location/Room: 2100 16th Ave S Great Falls, MT 59405, A124
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Henry Plumer: California to Montana & His Wrongful Assassination in Bannack $19.00
Instructor: Cheryl Wagner Section: M2045
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Additional Information:
Date(s):
8/19/2020 - 8/19/2020
Times:
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Day(s) of Week:
W
# of Days:
1
       
Location/Room: 2100 16th Ave S Great Falls, MT 59405, B136
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Intro to Dungeons and Dragons $54.00
Instructor: Laura Willis Section: M2010
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Additional Information: This class will meet online.
Date(s):
6/29/2020 - 7/2/2020
Times:
5:30 PM - 7:00 PM
Day(s) of Week:
M Tu W Th
# of Days:
4
       
Location/Room: , MT , 
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Intro to Dungeons and Dragons $54.00
Instructor: Laura Willis Section: M2047
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Additional Information:
Date(s):
8/10/2020 - 8/13/2020
Times:
5:30 PM - 7:00 PM
Day(s) of Week:
M Tu W Th
# of Days:
4
       
Location/Room: 2100 16th Ave S Great Falls, MT 59405, A124
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Lunchtime Yoga $49.00
Instructor: Brie Menut Section: M2046
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Additional Information: Bring yoga mat and water bottle!
Date(s):
7/8/2020 - 8/5/2020
Times:
12:30 PM - 1:15 PM
Day(s) of Week:
W
# of Days:
5
       
Location/Room: 2100 16th Ave S Great Falls, MT 59405, G121
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Course Outline:
  • Yoga Overview (styles, benefits, modifications, breathing)
  • Begin with Breathing and Focus Techniques
  • Transition to Warming and Heat Building of Muscles and Joints
  • Proceed to strength and balance poses
  • Reference to standing and twisting poses, such as Sun Salutation, Warriors, Chair, Tree, Revolved Triangle, etc.
  • Transition to sitting and lying poses, such as Staff, Straddle Fold, Seated Three Twist, Half Fish, Bridge, etc.
  • Explore new and challenging techniques for Poses, etc.
  • Transition to active meditation.
 

Prospecting & Gem Hunting $109.00
Instructor: Ron Crowder Section: M2060
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Additional Information: Class meets from 10:00 am - 4:00 pm on Saturday, 7/11. Location TBA.
Date(s):
7/8/2020 - 7/11/2020
Times:
6:00 PM - 8:30 PM
Day(s) of Week:
W Th Sa
# of Days:
3
       
Location/Room: 2100 16th Ave S Great Falls, MT 59405, G117
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Course Outline:
  • Day 1 – go over handouts and go through PowerPoint presentation
  • Day 2 – continue with PowerPoint presentation and hands on demonstrations
  • Day 3 – hands on activities outdoors, please prepare for weather
 

Tai Chi - Summer & Fall 2020 $89.00
Instructor: Kristina (Kia) Mathews Section: M2042
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Additional Information: Class will not meet 9/7.
Date(s):
7/6/2020 - 12/14/2020
Times:
5:30 PM - 6:30 PM
Day(s) of Week:
M
# of Days:
23
       
Location/Room: 2100 16th Ave S Great Falls, MT 59405, Heritage Hall
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Woodcarving $104.00
Instructor: Ron Crowder Section: M2008
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Additional Information:
Date(s):
7/6/2020 - 8/10/2020
Times:
6:30 PM - 9:00 PM
Day(s) of Week:
M
# of Days:
6
       
Location/Room: 2100 16th Ave S Great Falls, MT 59405, Carpentry
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Course Outline:
  • Safety
  • Protective gear care and use
  • Hand tools
  • The proper and safe cuts to use
  • Finishing the carving
  • Clean up
  • Paint choices
  • Sealing and waxing
  • Mounting choices
  • Hanging
  • Bases
  • All the items in this outline will be fully covered at least once, and some items many times, during the time allotted for this class.
 

Yoga - Summer & Fall 2020  Class is full. Please contact our office for more information (406) 268-3734.          
Instructor: Drew Johnson
Location/Room: 2100 16th Ave S Great Falls, MT 59405, G121
Date(s):
7/6/2020 - 12/14/2020
 
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Yoga - Summer & Fall 2020  Class is full. Please contact our office for more information (406) 268-3734.          
Instructor: Debra Burns
Location/Room: 2100 16th Ave S Great Falls, MT 59405, G121
Date(s):
7/7/2020 - 12/15/2020
 
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Yoga - Summer & Fall 2020  Class is full. Please contact our office for more information (406) 268-3734.          
Instructor: Drew Johnson
Location/Room: 2100 16th Ave S Great Falls, MT 59405, G121
Date(s):
7/8/2020 - 12/16/2020
 
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Yoga - Summer & Fall 2020 $149.00
Instructor: Debra Burns Section: M2002
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Additional Information: Bring yoga mat and water bottle! No class 11/26.
Date(s):
7/9/2020 - 12/17/2020
Times:
5:30 PM - 6:30 PM
Day(s) of Week:
Th
# of Days:
23
       
Location/Room: 2100 16th Ave S Great Falls, MT 59405, G121
Course Materials/Supplies: 
Course Outline:
  • Yoga Overview (styles, benefits, modifications, breathing)
  • Begin with Breathing and Focus Techniques
  • Transition to Warming and Heat Building of Muscles and Joints
  • Proceed to strength and balance poses
  • Reference to standing and twisting poses, such as Sun Salutation, Warriors, Chair, Tree, Revolved Triangle, etc.
  • Transition to sitting and lying poses, such as Staff, Straddle Fold, Seated Three Twist, Half Fish, Bridge, etc.
  • Explore new and challenging techniques for Poses, etc.
  • Transition to active meditation.
 

Yoga - Summer 2020 ONLY  Class is full. Please contact our office for more information (406) 268-3734.          
Instructor: Drew Johnson
Location/Room: 2100 16th Ave S Great Falls, MT 59405, G121
Date(s):
7/6/2020 - 8/24/2020
 
Click the Waitlist button - if enough people are on the waitlist, we may add another section.
 

Yoga - Summer 2020 ONLY  Class is full. Please contact our office for more information (406) 268-3734.          
Instructor: Debra Burns
Location/Room: 2100 16th Ave S Great Falls, MT 59405, G121
Date(s):
7/7/2020 - 8/25/2020
 
Click the Waitlist button - if enough people are on the waitlist, we may add another section.
 

Yoga - Summer 2020 ONLY  Class is full. Please contact our office for more information (406) 268-3734.          
Instructor: Drew Johnson
Location/Room: 2100 16th Ave S Great Falls, MT 59405, G121
Date(s):
7/8/2020 - 8/26/2020
 
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Yoga - Summer 2020 ONLY $59.00
Instructor: Debra Burns Section: M2057
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Additional Information: Bring yoga mat and water bottle!
Date(s):
7/9/2020 - 8/27/2020
Times:
5:30 PM - 6:30 PM
Day(s) of Week:
Th
# of Days:
8
       
Location/Room: 2100 16th Ave S Great Falls, MT 59405, G121
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Yoga Special - 2 classes for $269 $269.00
Instructor: Section: S20Y2
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Additional Information:
Date(s):
7/6/2020 - 12/17/2020
Times:
5:15 PM - 6:30 PM
Day(s) of Week:
M Tu W Th
# of Days:
92
       
Location/Room: 2100 16th Ave S Great Falls, MT 59405, G121
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